Egyptian women hold defiant rally to denounce killing of female protester

January 29, 2015 4:31 PM

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Egyptian women hold defiant rally to denounce killing of female protester

In this Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 photo, 32-year-old mother Shaimaa el-Sabbagh holds a poster during a protest in downtown Cairo. Egypt has sought to distance the police from the weekend shooting death of el-Sabbagh, saying a forensic examination shows she was killed by a type of projectile that is "absolutely" not used by security forces. A senior official from the Interior Ministry, which is in charge of the police, also dismissed as "inconsequential" video clips showing two masked, black-clad policemen pointing their rifles in her direction as gunshots rang out and a voice commanded "fire." (AP Photo/Mohammed El-Raaei) (The Associated Press)

An Egyptian protester holds a poster of Shaimaa el-Sabagh, an activist who was shot dead at a small peaceful protest last Saturday, and Arabic that reads, " how many martyrs remaining for victory," during a women's protest in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Dozens of women have rallied in the...

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